Boss gives all staff a paid day off every week and wants others to do the same

A hero boss gives all his staff a paid day off EVERY week.

And he is now calling on other employers to do exactly the same.

Joel McCauley, a hairdresser owner from Cardiff, in Wales, made the claim to our sister title.

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Hey told Wales Online : “People don’t always realize but working in hairdressing can be extremely draining.

“Six-day weeks, back-to-back clients, moving from job to job because they have no time to think or plan what you’re going to do next.”

He added: “Anxiety is rampant in the industry and I’ve suffered with anxiety and depression and it can mainly be attributed to the amount of hours I was working.”

He added: “This is simply a better, healthier way of working.”

Lockdown changed the way the industry operates, Joel – who owns a salon in Cardiff – added.

Salon staff got used to working “like dogs” in six-day weeks before the pandemic struck, the hair expert added.

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Instead, at his salon, staff work four days a week.

It is a “better, healthier way of working” for full time staff, Joel told our sister title.

He even says the shift in working conditions has increased productivity – and he hopes other firms nationwide follow his lead now.

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